Originally published March 6, 2013
How can we address the critical challenges that threaten to destroy the foundations of our society and planet in these increasingly turbulent times? Discuss this and other questions when author Beverly Shwartz visits The Ivy Bookshop on March 12 at 7 p.m.
Schwartz’s book, Rippling: How Social Entrepreneurs Spread Innovation Throughout the World reveals proven principles that drive significant change and draws on Beverly Schwartz’s vast knowledge and experience of working with hundreds of the world’s top social change leaders. Schwartz is vice president at Ashoka, the global organization that works to ensure that social entrepreneurs and their innovations inspire a generation of changemakers to help sustain and support large scale social change. In this groundbreaking book, she presents some of today’s most innovative and effective approaches to solving social and environmental challenges, and clearly demonstrates that when empathy, creativity, passion and persistence are combined, significant, life-altering progress is indeed possible.
About the Author:
Beverly Schwartz is vice president of global marketing atAshoka, the world’s largest association of leading social entrepreneurs. Schwartz is an “entrepreneurial” behavioral scientist and has made her career in the field of social marketing. She has devoted her career to working on some of the world’s most challenging societal issues, including smoking and drug prevention, gender equity, educational and environmental reform and HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention.
Join Beverly Schwartz at The Ivy Bookshop, 6080 Falls Road, on March 12 at 7 p.m. For more information, visit the Ivy Bookshop website.